New Jersey

June 27, 2017

STATE TO HAVE TWO-DAY GUN BUYBACK PROGRAM IN JULY

Top law enforcement personnel in the State say New Jersey will have a two-day gun buyback program in July.  The program will be held in three counties with serious gun violence problems:  Camden, Mercer, and Essex. ##
June 27, 2017

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT TO HEAR NJ SPORTS BETTING CASE

New Jersey is getting its day before the United States Supreme Court regarding legalized sports betting.  The Court ruled Tuesday that it will consider a request by the State to host legalized sports betting.  The case may be discussed in October. ##
June 27, 2017

HORIZON SURPLUS BEING ADDRESSED BY STATE LAWMAKERS

State lawmakers may soon have a say in how much surplus Horizon Blue Cross-Blue Shield is allowed to keep.  Governor Christie’s legislation has cleared a key Senate committee this week but it may face democratic opposition in the New Jersey Assembly. ##
June 25, 2017

TWO DEAD IN WEEKEND MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT IN SOUTH JERSEY

Two people riding a motorcycle were killed in an accident between the bike and a car in Salem County.  State Police say a vehicle went through an intersection in Mannington Township Saturday.  Both people on the bike were killed; police believe the driver of the car did not see the motorcycle coming. ##